User Guide / Topography Menu Overview

Topography menu overview

In this tutorial, we will provide an overview of the features in the topography menu.

Guide

Open the topography menu in the top ribbon. Once open, your screen should look similar to the image below.

Topography view and export options

Within the topography menu, users have the option to select a topographic data set (1), View in Equator (2), and Export from Equator (3).

  • Select a data set: using the drop down menu, users can select which data set they would like to access in Equator. By default, “USGS” is selected which includes all of the public lidar topographic data managed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). You can read more about USGS data here.
  • View in Equator: using this menu, users can specify what kind of topographic information they would like to access directly in the Equator platform.
  • Export from Equator: using this menu, users can specify what kind of topographic information they would like to export from Equator.